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Professor Ann Bonner

Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing


Professor Ann Bonner
Faculty of Health,
School - Nursing
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Nursing - CDA
Discipline *
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PhD (University of Western Sydney), Master of Arts (Macquarie University), BAppSc(Nurs) (University of Sydney)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Chair – Scientific Committee, Renal Society of Australasia (RSA)
  • Co-editor – Renal Society of Australasia Journal ERA C
  • Member – Renal Society of Australasia (RSA)
  • Member – European Dialysis & Transplant Nurses Association (EDTNA)
  • Member – Royal College of Nursing Australia (RSA)
  • Member – Sigma Theta Tau Interational (STTI)
  • Member – Transplant Nurses Association (TNA)
  • Associate Member - Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

Chronic Conditions, Chronic Disease, Grounded Theory, Kidney, Renal, Transplantation, Qualitative, Mixed methods

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Ann Bonner is Professor of Nursing in the School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology; Visiting Research Fellow and Chair of the Renal Nursing Professorial Unit, Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital; Visiting Scholar (Renal Nursing) at Princess Alexandra Hospital; and Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Charles Sturt University.

Ann has extensive experience in renal nursing, postgraduate curriculum development, teaching and supervision of doctoral candidates. Her research is focused on renal health care and advanced clinical practice roles. She has published over 80 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has over 90 peer reviewed conference presentations and invited papers.

Ann is recognised nationally and internationally as an expert renal nurse, and is a member of CKD.QLD and the Advisory Board for the Australian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN). She is an Associate Editor for the Renal Society of Australasia Journal, Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Renal Care and the Chair of the Scientific Committee for the Renal Society of Australasia.

This information has been contributed by Professor Ann Bonner.


Current Teaching

  • Course Coordinator: Graduate Certificate in Chronic Health Conditions
  • NSN007 Advanced Chronic Nursing Practice
  • NSN008 Specialisation in Chronic Care Nursing

Previous Postgraduate Teaching

  • Master of Health Science Portfolio (onshore & offshore)
  • Health Master’s Dissertation (onshore & offshore)
  • Health Master’s Project (onshore & offshore)
  • Nursing as a Discipline (onshore & offshore)
  • Research Proposal (onshore & offshore)
  • Qualitative Data Management in Nursing
  • Advanced Medical Nursing
  • Clinical Teaching in Nursing
  • Advanced Physiological Nursing

Previous Undergraduate Teaching

  • Acute care/high dependency nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing research
  • Law & Ethics
This information has been contributed by Professor Ann Bonner.


For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Centre for Research Excellence in End of Life Care
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
palliative care, supportive care, health services research, terminal care, access to health care, chronic diseases, legal issues, consumers, capacity building, policy development